Originally a seventh round draft choice (214th overall) by the Broncos in 2000, the 6-0, 228-pound signal-caller has appeared in four regular season games (two in 2000; one each in '01 and '02) and completed seven of 13 passes (53.8%) for 73 yards, for a passer rating of 70.4. He also rushed six times for six yards (1.0) with a long of 4. In one postseason contest (at Baltimore, 12/31/00) Jackson completed five of 10 passes (50%) for 54 yards and a passer rating of 66.3. His complete bio appears on page 131 of the Broncos' 2003 media guide.
McNeal, who suffered a lower back injury, was on the team's 53-man roster for the first seven weeks of the season, but was inactive for each game. The 6-4, 248 pound rookie, was selected by the Broncos' with their third fourth-round pick (128th overall) out of Clemson. A two-year starter for the Tigers, McNeal recorded 156 tackles (89 solo), 21 sacks (-147 yards), 46 quarterback pressures, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 48 career games (25 starts). Bryant Ashley McNeal was born July 13, 1979.